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"Showdown!" (あるむらこうぼうせん Arumura no Kōbōsen, lit. "One Village's Battle") is the fifty ninth chapter of Dragon Ball Z and the two hundred fifty-third overall chapter of the Dragon Ball manga.

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Frieza is seen standing in the middle of the cover.

Summary

The three young Namekians come into the village, pissed, and they notice the two older men dead. One man says he’d had a bad feeling and Freeza says they’ve taken a break from work to come get killed. Another of the men says he’d heard a rumor that someone was coming to the villages and taking the Dragon Balls, so it must be true. The third man gets pissed at them stomping on Namek’s peace. The elder tells them to be careful, but please fight. Freeza asks Dodoria what their battle powers are. He checks and says they’re each about 1,000; no match for them. The elder realizes those devices are how they’re able to find the small villages and people on this vast planet.

Three Namekian warriors appear

The random henchman laugh about them being only 1,000, but Kuririn and Gohan notice they’re actually holding back their ki. The henchman all rush at them, but then the men start powering up. One of the Namekians kicks a henchman into a random mountain thing. The other Namekian punches one another henchmen hard in the face, probably breaking his neck, and the third Namekian blasts another guy and sends him flying over towards Zarbon. Zarbon kicks him away into the ocean, and asks Dodoria if they’re really only at 1,000. Dodoria checks and says they have somehow gone up to 3,000 now. The Namekian men keep beating up all the henchmen, as Kuririn and Gohan silently cheer them on from atop the cliff.

Freeza notes that they are able to control their battle powers. The elder starts thinking about those devices again, and tells the two kids to get away. Dodoria sets down his two Dragon Balls and asks Freeza if he can get rid of those three, who tells him to do as he likes. The elder suddenly fires a little ki blast at Dodoria’s scouter and blows it up. Dodoria laughs and says an attack like that won’t defeat him. The elder then jumps up into the air and starts firing more ki blasts down, destroying the scouters of all the defeated henchmen as well. Zarbon realizes he’s targeting the scouters and Dodoria screams that he’ll kill them all.

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